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Date:      Tue, 20 Feb 2007 19:05:37 +0000
From:      Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
To:        Thomas Dickey <dickey@radix.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ssh to VMS - terminal problems
Message-ID:  <20070220190537.GA15632@mech-aslap33.men.bris.ac.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20070220164517.GA27420@saltmine.radix.net>
References:  <20070220155157.GA14595@mech-aslap33.men.bris.ac.uk> <20070220164517.GA27420@saltmine.radix.net>

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On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 11:45:17AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 03:51:57PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> 
> > If I run ssh from a terminal emulator in xorg, all seems fine.
> 
> yes - VMS only knows about DEC-compatible terminals.  None of the *BSD
> console emulators do well enough to be usable on VMS.
> 
> xterm supports ANSI color, VT220 emulation and UTF-8
> There's an faq at
> 	http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html
> 	ftp://invisible-island.net/xterm/

thanks a lot.

So, what was pcvt driver designed for? I understood from the man
pages that it is supposed to be compartible with DEC function keys?

anton



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